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Isaac Newton Group, La Palma: User Manuals, 1984 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 199

Scope and Contents

20 volumes of typed or photocopied texts bound with green covers, with 14 duplicate copies. The following abbreviations are used in the titles: ISIS: Intermediate Dispersion Spectroscopic Imaging System; LDSS: Low Dispersion Survey Spectrograph; WHT: William Herschel Telescope; INT: Isaac Newton Telescope; MPF: Multi Purpose Fotometer; ADAM: Astronomical Data Acquisition Monitor; and CCD: Charge-coupled device.


  • Creation: 1984 - 1993


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0.042 cubic metre(s) (3 archive boxes) : paper

Related Materials

For further records relating to La Palma Observatory instruments, see RGO 200: Isaac Newton Group, La Palma: Technical Notes, RGO 100: RGO La Palma Operations Division and the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory: Papers and Records, RGO 216: Images taken at La Palma (Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory) with the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, and RGO 44: Isaac Newton Telescope Papers. Some duplicate La Palma instrument manuals are also held at RGO 145: Manuals for RGO Instruments, Computers and other Technical Apparatus.

Former reference

Former references: TAN 110, 115, and 306.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Dr Emma Saunders, September 2021.

Repository Details

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